12/17/1996STScI-1996-37742.Hubble Census Tracks a Stellar "Baby Boom"
Analyzing the pictures of some of the most distant galaxies in the universe, astronomers are uncovering intriguing new evidence that the Big Bang was followed by a stellar... (More)
11/19/1996STScI-1996-35745.Hubble Surveys the "Homes" of Quasars
Dramatic Hubble telescope pictures reveal that quasars live in a remarkable assortment of galaxies, many of which are violently colliding. This complicated picture suggests... (More)
10/11/1996STScI-1996-31749.Bright Star Birth Region in a Dim Galaxy
Clusters of stars and a fishhook-shaped cloud of luminescent gases glow brilliantly in NGC 2363, a giant star-forming region in the Magellanic galaxy NGC 2366. ... (More)
10/4/1996STScI-1996-30750.Rare Hubble Portrait of Io and Jupiter
This image shows Jupiter's volcanic moon Io passing above the turbulent clouds of the giant planet. The conspicuous black spot on Jupiter is Io's shadow. (More)